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Colour: White
Producer: M.Chapoutier
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Ermitage
Grape Variety: Marsanne

Ermitage, Blanc, L'Orée, 2016

2 cases
Equiv. £124.17 per bottle

Tasting Note:

A smaller crop, thanks to April hail, this parcel produced a mere 10 hl/ha in 2016. More fragrant and lifted than the broader Meal, notes of honeysuckle, Mirabelle and peach. Golden but bright refreshing and well defined. 100% Marsanne coming from the Les Murets plot on the eastern side of the hill, the vines are very old, planted seventy years ago, and produce intense wines of great complexity and freshness.

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